17 December 2012 09:43 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Huanghua Chlor-Alkali shut its 160,000 tonne/year caustic soda plant in Shandong on Monday for maintenance, a company source said on Monday.
The plant is expected to be restarted on 24 December, the source said.
Spot prices for 32% liquid membrane caustic soda in Shandong were assessed at yuan (CNY) 2,031-2,125/tonne ($325-, while those for 48% liquid membrane caustic soda were at CNY2,083-2,167/tonne. For 99% solid caustic soda, the prices were at CNY2,950-3,100/tonne, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China.
($1 = CNY6.25)
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